Sanjayan is The Nature Conservancy's lead scientist. He works to ensure that the Conservancy is using the best ideas in science in order to implement its mission.

He has spoken at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg and at the Aspen Ideas Festival, been featured in numerous articles and TV shows in venues from the New York Times to the BBC to NBC's TODAY and has published in the journals Science and Nature, among others.

His column Wild Life appears regularly on